University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2501
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 599-500 BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -500
Iconography:Ram Head
Height: 19cm
Length: 21cm
Outside Diameter:10.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number813 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


"Fruit stand"; rims end in ram's head terminals. Bucchero, thrown and tooled. Semi-cylindrical body set on high foot with flared base which does not belong with body, Four rams' heads at corners. On rim are 8 small knobs. 3 pairs of vertical ridges on body, 2 ridges on foot. Incised zig-zag, groove on base. Fabric: uneven brown-grey core and surface. Foot has dark gray core and glossy black surface. Condition: edge of base chipped. Technique: handmade body, thrown foot. Knobs applied. Burnished. Place of manufacture: probably Orvieto


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427View Objects cited in this Publication

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